Chinese premier back in Beijing after Bulgaria, Germany visits
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang returned to Beijing on Wednesday after official visits to Bulgaria and Germany.
Li paid official visits to the two countries, attended the seventh leaders' meeting of China and the Central and Eastern European countries in Sofia, and chaired the fifth round of intergovernmental consultations between China and Germany.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at the closing ceremony of a forum on economic and technological cooperation in Berlin, Germany, July 9, 2018. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also attended the event. [Photo: Xinhua/Li Tao]
Li's wife Cheng Hong; Xiao Jie, state councilor and secretary-general of the State Council; and He Lifeng, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and head of the National Development and Reform Commission also arrived on the same plane.